Preparing for Google Summer of Code 2021

Andre Pany andre at
Mon Nov 23 10:24:28 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 10:46:01 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
> Recently, Google put out an announcement on the GSoC mailing 
> list about their plans for GSoC 2021. They're doing things 
> differently this time.
> A big change is that the event is being cut down to 10 weeks, 
> with 2 evaluations rather than 3. That means we will need to 
> think of project ideas that fit into a shorter time period than 
> in the past.
> Everyone, please start thinking of suitable projects and 
> submitting your ideas to the dlang/projects repository:
> Mentor stipends on the new schedule are set at $400, so it's 
> not much less than before. We encourage those of you with solid 
> D experience, or domain experience related to any of the 
> potential projects in the repository above, to put yourself 
> forward as a potential mentor.
> They're also relaxing the eligibility requirements to allow 
> participation from a broader range of applicants:
> "In 2020 there are many ways students are learning and we want 
> to acknowledge that so we will be allowing students who are 18 
> years old AND currently enrolled (or accepted into) a 
> post-secondary academic program as of May 17, 2021 or have 
> graduated from a post-secondary academic program between 
> December 1, 2020 and May 17, 2021 to apply to the GSoC program.
> What this means is that now the program will be open to folks 
> participating in a variety of different academic programs, not 
> just accredited university programs. This includes licensed 
> coding camps, community colleges, and many other programs that 
> may not be accredited yet but are post-secondary academic 
> programs."

I created two issues in the repository 
but I do not know, how to set the gsoc2020 label. I assume others
may have edit authorizations on the repository and therefore are 
to set the labels.
For now, I prefixed the issue titles with gsoc2020:

Kind regards

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